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The Battle of C# to JSON Serializers in .NET Core 3

JSON serialization is a big factor in web applications. Most of today’s REST API relies on it. When your javascript client sends a JSON request in a POST body, the server uses JSON deserialization to convert it to a C# object. And when the server returns an object in its response, it serializes that object into JSON for your JavaScript client to understand. These are major operations that happen on every request with objects. Their performance can significantly impact application performance as you’re about to see.

An Introduction to System.Threading.Channels

In this post, I want to provide a short introduction to this feature, which I will hopefully build upon in later posts with some real-world scenarios explaining how and where I have successfully applied it.

Ordering of static fields in C# matters

I never thought ordering of relational static fields and properties in C# mattered. And, then, I started getting NREs on a property I know was set to a static-instance.

Building and testing a ASP.Net Core 3.0 application using GitHub Actions

GitHub has finally learned from GitLab and added GitHub Actions to their repertoire. It’s in beta now, but this means that we can use only GitHub for everything from code hosting, project management, CI and finally CD. All in one place. An alluring thought, but how mature is it?

.NEXT: The missing pieces of .NET

.NEXT (dotNext) is the family of powerful libaries aimed to improve development productivity and extend .NET API with unique features which potentially will be implemented in the next versions of C# compiler or .NET Runtime.